Highway Patrol seeking ID of man killed on Smithfield road
Posted October 21, 2013
Smithfield, N.C. — The North Carolina State Highway Patrol is asking for the public's help in identifying a man who was killed while walking along a road in Smithfield.
Authorities said Monday that the man was walking east on Black Creek Road, between Long Branch Road and N.C. Highway 210, shortly before 9 p.m. Sunday when he was hit by a Ford Mustang.
The man was Hispanic with a slim build, was about 5 feet 10 inches tall and had facial hair. He also had a large tattoo on his back that read "Southside" and a smaller tattoo of a cross on his left thumb.
He was wearing a gray fitted baseball cap with a "Superman" logo on the front, a dark gray sweatshirt, blue basketball shorts, yellow and red ankle socks and gray, black, yellow and white Adidas basketball shoes.
Troopers also found at the scene of the wreck a silver MP3 player red earbud-style headphones and a black bag with clothes inside.
Anyone with information on the identity of the man iss asked to contact the Highway Patrol in Smithfield at 919-934-2186 or the Raleigh Highway Patrol Communication Center at 919-733-3861.
The Highway Patrol said the driver will not be charged in the wreck.